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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

If you don’t have the giggles right now, you will when the Melbourne International Comedy Festival comes to town this March.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala Show

Melbourne will be overrun with comedy stars ready and raring to make you giggle, laugh and chortle as one of Melbourne’s biggest and hottest festivals of the year comes to town from 27 March – 21 April.

See comedy legends like Michelle Wolf, Arj Barker, Joel Creasey or Cal Wilson spin a yarn and throw in a bunch of jokes here and there or support the newcomers who are baring their souls on stage in the hope to get a couple of laughs from you.

Whatever your budget, there’ll be a show for you - make sure you check out their program here. Tickets start at around $20 and if you go visit the Box Office at Melbourne Town Hall on Collins St, they’ll often have FREE tickets to shows that night – win!

Where to stay?

Festival venues are dotted all around the city and the inner city suburbs, so luckily this makes both Melbourne Central YHA and Melbourne Metro YHA the perfect place to stay while you spend your evenings in hysterical laughter care of some of the finest comedians in the world.

Photo: Jim Lee Photography

    Melbourne Central YHA
    From $24.5 per night
    Melbourne Central YHA
    We are making some changes so the Melbourne Central YHA will be temporarily closed from the 8th of March 2021. We will keep this page up to date with progress so stay tuned for updates.
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    From $22 per night
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
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